Quotation Explorer - 'Kids'

So many parents think they always need to teach their children about life, when in fact, if they listened once in a while, they would learn from their kids what life is truly about. - Martin R. Lemieux
I’m not concerned about your comfort zone or readiness for change. I’m concerned about the kids who just entered Kindergarten. - Ian Jukes
Checking in on what our kids are doing online isn't 'helicoptering,' it's 'parenting. - Galit Breen
The best story to tell your kids is that of your own family. - Lauren Machta
If your kids are the generation Y there are only two things you parents are worried about..What your daughters are uploading on the internet and what your sons are downloading from the internet - Joshua Siranjofu
A recent study of three thousand New England high-school kids shows that students with B averages or better enjoyed seventeen to thirty-three minutes more sleep and went to bed ten to fifty minutes earlier than students with C averages. - Roger Angell
Parents are never as bad as kids think they are. - Matt Witten
I started thinking about little kids putting a cylindrical peg through a circular hole, and how they do it over and over again for months when they figure it out, and how basketball was basically just a slightly more aerobic version of that same exercise.
I told my kids I just want three words on my tombstone, if I have one. I'll probably be cremated. One is "woman." I'm very comfortable in that role. I've loved being a woman, I've loved being a mother, I've loved being a grandmother. I want three words: Woman, Atheist, Anarchist. That's me. - Madalyn Murray O'Hair
Kids on the Youtube, learning how to be cool. - Toby Keith
Teaching kids how to feed themselves and how to live in a community responsibly is the center of an education. - Alice Waters
No matter how calmly you try to referee, parenting will eventually produce bizarre behavior, and I'm not talking about the kids. Their behavior is always normal. - Bill Cosby
Kids are never the problem. They are born scientists. The problem is always the adults. They beat the curiosity out of kids. They outnumber kids. They vote. They wield resources. That's why my public focus is primarily adults. - Neil deGrasse Tyson
Most Kids Are Confused Whether School Is More Important Than God Or God Is More Important. - Cyc Jouzy
A dam doesn't try to reason with the water. Its main purpose is to hold it still for a while. When I lecture my kids I'm doing much the same thing. I'm not trying to necessarily reason with them, just hold them still for a short while. - Spuds Crawford
The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any. - Fred Astaire
Yes is how you get your first job, and your next job, and your spouse, and even your kids. Even if it's a bit edgy, a bit out of your comfort zone, saying yes means that you will do something new, meet someone new and make a difference. - Eric Schmidt
People think, Hey, I love kids, I want to write children’s books. But they think children are happy. That’s their first mistake. [Messinger, Jonathan. "Guilt for dinner: The interview." Hipsqueak. 5 May 2011. Web. 18 November 2011.] - Mo Willems
If the day ever comes that it (Deep Space Nine) isn't safe for kids to run around this station we all need to pack up and go home. - Una McCormack
Now let's make Virginia Heffernan a man. Can you imagine the same kind of spittle-flecked rage directed at a busy working father who admits to feeding his kids Annie's Organic Mac & Cheese? - Emily Matchar
Protecting our kids from sexual abuse is not accomplished in a single conversation, but in ongoing conversations grounded in honesty and trust. - Carolyn Byers Ruch
He tells me to hold back the tears and winds me up like a toy, telling me that men don’t cry. He tells me no more because he’s gone and off with his own kids. I see him in the distance, proud and enlivened. He taught me how to cry and how to be strong at the same time. For others. - Joe Cao
I'm more interested in arousing enthusiasm in kids than in teaching the facts. The facts may change, but that enthusiasm for exploring the world will remain with them the rest of their lives. - Seymour Simon
Thank God kids never mean well - Lily Tomlin
This is for the kids who know that the worst kind of fear isn't the thing that makes you scream, but the one that steals your voice and keeps you silent. - Abby Norman
When female stories are muted, we are teaching our kids that their dignity is second class and the historical accounts of their lives [are] less relevant. This lowered value carries over when women face sexual objectification and systemic brutalization from inside and outside the community. - Aurin Squire
Money is still the root of all evilYet we tell our kids don't get that degreeThe jobs don't pay enough. - Prince Ea
Family is something I've always wanted, the one and a half kids and a dog.
Kids! Bringing about Armageddon can be dangerous. Do not attempt it in your home.
War is society's dirty work, usually done by kids cleaning up some failure on the part of the adults. - Karl Marlantes
I always tell my kids to cut a sandwich in half right when you get it, and the first thought you should have is somebody else. You only ever need half a burger. - Louis C.K.
Let children read whatever they want and then talk about it with them. If parents and kids can talk together, we won't have as much censorship because we won't have as much fear. - Judy Blume
Children make up the best songs, anyway. Better than grown-ups. Kids are always working on songs and throwing them away, like little origami things or paper airplanes. They don't care if they lose it; they'll just make another one. - Tom Waits
The reason why kids are crazy is because nobody can face the responsibility of bringing them up. - John Lennon
Open yer mind to the world, kids. No point havin' yer windows open if yer don't pull back the curtains to let in the light!" - Grandpa's favourite saying to Kirsten and Jeremy. Quoted in The Hybrid and the Emeralds of Elisar - Suellen Drysdale
[On school uniforms] Don't these schools do enough damage making all these kids think alike, now they have to make them look alike too? It's not a new idea, either. I first saw it in old newsreels from the 1930s, but it was hard to understand because the narration was in German. - George Carlin
Let me tell you about gays in the military. I don't want any gay people hanging around me while I'm killing kids. I just don't want to see it. - Bill Hicks
Whilst lovers: to control her man, a woman uses (the man’s access to) her vagina. When ex-lovers: she uses (the man's access to) their kids. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The single greatest reason why we are losing a generation is because the home is no longer the place of the transference of the faith. We live in a day of ‘outsourcing’…Today, we have a generation of people that outsource their kids. - Tony Evans
Laurie herself was more focused on the years when her kids were little, when she felt so necessary and purposeful, a battery all charged up with love. Every day she used it up and every night it got miraculously replenished. Nothing had ever been as good as that. - Tom Perrotta
MacKenzie grinned at Mim. "They love the modern appliances.""Especially the electric floor sweeper," Valor chuckled."Defiance really has a thing for the vacuum cleaner," MacKenzie agreed in a secretive whisper."If he ever has kids, he'll probably name the first one Hoover," Havoc snickered. - Taylor Longford
I think our job as parents is to give our kids roots to grow and wings to fly. - Deborah Norville
Sometimes, kids want you to hurt the way they hurt. - Mitch Albom
One day you will be the one called Master (Naruto). You'll be the one to treat others to ramen. We can't stay kids forever."- Shikamaru Nara (Naruto) - Masashi Kishimoto
Kids who are good at traditional school—repeating rote concepts and facts on a test—can fall apart in a situation where that isn’t enough. Programming rewards the experimental, curious mind. - Ketil Moland Olsen
I can replace things, but I could never replace my wife and kids. - Pablo Escobar
In 1950, the [Gallup organization] asked high school kids, are you a very important person? Then 12 percent said yes. Asked again in 2005, 80 percent said, yes, I'm a very important person. - David Brooks
...take down your baby bump photos from Facebook, take down pictures of your kids too. It is your job to protect your children and not parade them around like little circus freaks or glorified mini-you’s. - Brandon Kelly
A government that kills its own citizens is like a parent that kills their own kids aka filicide or like a mother that kills her unborn by abortion . - Youns Hussein
Teaching kids is like a 5 year old box of chocolates: You never know what you're gonna get, but you can bet your ass it ain't gonna be good. - Zany Madcap
From Shore To ShoreOur Message of Love & PeaceTo ALL OUR Kids - Widad Akreyi
The lonesome and desperate kids out there, that pain will translate to magic perhaps. - Tenacious D
The adults said the only good food was the bacon, but the kids knew better. They had never had a more fun breakfast in their lives. Although they had to agree the bacon was very good. Then again, it was bacon. It was always good. - Ella Minster
Most kids act out because they want your attention. Don't spank your child show them some attention. - Alcurtis Turner
Like I tell our kids, 'Your Mom isn't always right and I'm not always right. But together, WE'RE ALWAYS right! - J. Thomas Steele
You don't love Buck. If you did, you'd have four kids by now. Wouldn't you? Now wouldn't you? A woman like you... - Erskine Caldwell
Some people discard their childhood like an old hat. They forget about it like a phone number that's no longer valid. They used to be kids, then they became adults - but what are they now?Only those who grow up but continue to be children are humans. - Erick Kästner
I figure when my husband comes home from work, if the kids are still alive, then I've done my job. - Roseanne Barr
What kids are doing are killing themselvesThey feel they have no control of their prisoner's cellAnd if you're one of them then you're one of meAnd you would do almost anything just to feel free...- From the song Fake You Out - Twenty one pilots
The culture without children is forever immature, self-obsessed and rightous. They cannot help the high opinion they have of themselves; there's no kids around to show them otherwise. - James Wilson
I don't think it really matters whether parents are strict or lenient, as long as they're consistent. Kids can live with more or less any set of rules so long as they know what they are. It's arbitrary tyranny that gets them mixed up. - Ken Follett
Encourage kids to enjoy running and play in athletics. Don't force them to run too much competition. - Arthur Lydiard
I love my kids, but I wouldn't want them for friends.
What I wanted to do was work with kids with behavioral and emotional handicaps. It's a puzzle, learning each child, because each child is different.
Why are they like that?' I asked Cico. We skirted Blue Lake and worked our way through the tall, golden grass to the creek.'I don't know,' Cico answered, 'except that people, grown-ups and kids, seem to want to hurt each other - and it's worse when they're in a group. - Rudolfo Anaya
You can't make your kids do anything. All you can do is make them wish they had. And then, they will make you wish you hadn't made them wish they had. - Marshall B. Rosenberg
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important. - Bill Gates
No tricks, Syn, Ryder growled from where he stood a few feet away.Tricks are for kids, silly rabbit, I said - Amelia Hutchins
You know, I think that if parents would spend less time worrying about what their kids watch on TV and more time worrying about what's going on in their kids' lives, this world would be a much better place. - Trey Parker and Matt Stone
Kids are like buckets of disease that live in your house. - Louis C. K.
I just want my kids to love who they are, have happy lives and find something they want to do and make peace with that. Your job as a parent is to give your kids not only the instincts and talents to survive, but help them enjoy their lives."(The Power of One: Belief.net Interview; July 2005) - Susan Sarandon
Your kids require you most of all to love them for who they are, not to spend your whole time trying to correct them. - Bill Ayers
We're all latchkey kids a threshold from peace. - S. Kelley Harrell
A box of crayons and a big sheet of paper provides a more expressive medium for kids than computerized paint programs. - Clifford Stoll
It was about how men walk into a forest afraid because they know all the things that can happen. They might wake the noisy birds and cause chaos. But kids come into the trees and see the magic. They climb them and see stars that the men were too afraid to see. - Laura Anderson Kurk
For their holidays: the rich’s kids travel the world; the poor’s kids roam around their grandparents’ yard. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
It was a bitter moment for us. We weren't two mature parents. We were just two kids playing grown-up. We still needed Mommy and Daddy's permission, blessings, and money to survive. - Erma Bombeck
I don't really know them, but I know this: they're just like your kids were. Or are. Sweet, trusting, good in ways we adults hardly even remember. We have to look out for them. Not because of the tattoos, or in spite of them, but because they're kids and we're supposed to look out for kids. - Sabrina Vourvoulias
The best gift you can give to your kids is a happy marriage. - Ricky Shetty
Mostly good is enough. Mostly good produces healthy kids who know they are valued and either forget the other parts or turn them into funny stories. - Jen Hatmaker
If power is the only important thing, then Frodo loses against Sauron. Hell, if power’s the only important thing then Gandalf loses against Sauron. If magic is the deciding factor of a fight, then four plucky kids from England get their asses turned to stone by the White Which. - Patrick Rothfuss
If Pac-Man had affected us as kids, we'd all be running around in dark rooms, munching pills and listening to repetitive electronic music. - Marcus Bridgstocke
Dont talk to the crazy kids. I longed to shout back that we weren't crazy. I'd mistaken her kid for a ghost, that's all. - Kelley Armstrong
...I did what most kids do when their world feels destroyed. I tried to care less about what remained...It was untrue, of course. - Adam Haslett
...I did what most kids do when their world feels destroyed. I tried to care less about what remained...This was untrue, of course. - Adam Haslett
(Parody that is often falsely believed to be a true quote of Mariah Carey's) Whenever I watch TV and see those poor starving kids all over the world, I can't help but cry. I mean I'd love to be skinny like that but not with all those flies and death and stuff. - MAD Magazine
If you stand a Yard away from God Today, you will see your kids standing a Mile away from God Tomorrow. - Santosh Thankachan
We’re doomed to repeat the past no matter what. That’s what it is to be alive. It’s pretty dense kids who haven’t figured that out by the time they’re 10. ... Most kids can’t afford to go to Harvard and be misinformed. - Kurt Vonnegut
I never really grew up until I had kids. - Stefan Molyneux
If you want kids, choose your girlfriend like your future child has the deciding vote. - Stefan Molyneux
Raising kids is part joy and part guerrilla warfare. - Ed Asner
You know, sometimes kids get bad grades in school because the class moves too slow for them. Einstein got D's in school. Well guess what, I get F's!!! - Bill Watterson
I have a passion for teaching kids to become readers, to become comfortable with a book, not daunted. Books shouldn't be daunting, they should be funny, exciting and wonderful; and learning to be a reader gives a terrific advantage. - Roald Dahl
Developing better people should be the number one goal for any coach when dealing with kids. In trying to develop better people, we are going to develop more and better pros. - Bobby Orr
Your kids pissing you off is an inborn instinct. It's nature's way of getting you to kick them out when they turn 18!Okaaay. ~sigh~ Due to the times, you can kick them out between the ages of 28-38. Can someone please dramatically reduce the cost of housing, already?~SHEESH~ - Dakota Dawn
I want a relationship where we talk like best friends, play like kids, argue like husband and wife, and protect each other like siblings. - Anonymous
When all the kids answered "fireman", "dentist", "mother", "want to marry a rich guy" and "astronaut", mine was "rockstar" when we grow up. Half of that was met. I knew I wouldn't be happy with any other occupation that was not in the entertainment business. - Nona Sebastian
Little Red Riding Hood was stalked; Cinderella was abused; the Beauty had to live with a hideous Beast; Snow White was poisoned; Hansel and Gretel were meat for a cannibal… and then we wonder why our kids grow up with problems. - Ashwin Sanghi
Trees like to have kids climb on them, but trees are much bigger than we are, and much more forgiving. - Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
Not only should we encourage kids to daydream, but also to jump-in and build those dreams. Dreaming is largely lost among adults drowning in self-imposed realities. - Ryan Lilly
People have many cruel expectations from writers. People expect novelists to live on a hill with three kids and a spouse, people expect children's story writers to never have sex, and people expect all great poets to be dead. And these are all very difficult expectations to fulfill, I think. - C. JoyBell C.
Kids can and will thrive in the right conditions, but it all seems to start with the teachers, and giving those teachers the resources to teach- and not just to test. - Morgan Spurlock
We live in a society where we wake up our kids for schools but not for Fajr. - Nouman Ali Khan
Kids don't care about rock and roll as much as they used to, as the other generations have. It's already turned into nothing but a fashion statement and an identity for kids to use as a tool for them to fuck and have a social life. - Kurt Cobain
I'm not a bad guy! I work hard, and I love my kids. So why should I spend half my Sunday hearing about how I'm going to Hell? - Matt Groening
I hope this has taught you kids a lesson: kids never learn. - Matt Groening
watch out for schools that promise your kids will "experience success." I'm teaching Plato's Dialogues these days, and I noticed that Socrates never let his students experience success. Socrates won the argument every time. - David Kahn
Think about it: Here you are, two ambitious, opinionated, stressed-out adults, trying to live in the same house together, prosper together, maybe raise kids together, and, with any luck, take pleasure in spending the rest of your natural-born lives together. This is not easy. - Paula Szuchman ; Jenny Anderson
Kids are real artists. They’d rather paint the outside of the box than being stuck inside. - Shawn Lukas
There's no such thing as a kid who hates reading. There are kids who love reading, and kids who are reading the wrong books. - James Patterson
If your boundary training consists only of words, you are wasting your breath. But if you 'do' boundaries with your kids, they internalize the experiences, remember them, digest them, and make them part of how they see reality. - Henry Cloud
Ha! Kids! You have no idea what you put your parents through, either. Wait till you have your own, you'll see. That's when you'll know what it really feels like." .. "What what feels like?"..."Love," said Angela. - Tess Gerritsen
How am I going to explain to my kids one day that I can't buy them a happy meal because the toy will make them fat? - Carroll Bryant
When you work with kids who have autism, they don't reciprocate any affection. You learn to find your self- worth within what you do, not what people tell you about yourself.
We are creating a world where no parent will ever again have to choose between skipping meals and sending their kids to school - Sharad Vivek Sagar
Lovers are like kids; they don’t stop until they get what they want. - M.F. Moonzajer
Watch the littlest kids carefully; the biggest messages for the grown-ups are hidden there! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Kids are flat-out freaking hilarious if you are paying attention. Not just my kid, but every kid. - Dan Alatorre
You kids today have it easy. When I was a kid everything was HUGE. My dad was nearly four times bigger than me. You couldn't even see the tops of counters.... Then gradually everything became smaller until it was the manageable size it is today.
I hang around kids so people will assume when I act like one it's because I'm babysitting. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Kids born today will see us navigate past the first greatest test of humanity, which is: can we actually be smart enough to live on a planet without destroying it? - Alex Steffen
Netiquette is overdelicate because kids use the internet. Adult content forms are triplicate, ASL. NetworkEtiquette.net - David Chiles
I'm so cool that the kids come to my bedroom and go, 'Mom! Turn the music down! - Melissa Etheridge
Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing is like shoveling the sidewalk before it stops snowing. - Phyllis Diller
So, your kids must love the iPad? I asked Mr. [Steve] Jobs, trying to change the subject. The company’s first tablet was just hitting the shelves. They haven’t used it, he told me. We limit how much technology our kids use at home. (Nytimes article, Sept. 10, 2014) - Nick Bilton
A mother`s job is not complete till she has taught and imbibed God`s Words, and principles into her kids. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
Kids need to find someone going the same direction by the same methodology and try not to fall in love beforehand. Toby Willis - The Willis Clan
Build a bridge over shame by teaching kids about sexual abuse. Give them a chance to run to us should they encounter it. Be their hero. - Carolyn Byers Ruch
When we’ve decided to tell the truth in a story, we should tell good, strong versions of it, proper versions that kids can do something with. - Celine Kiernan
No one can stop you from having great moments with your kids because they believe the hero inside of you. A kiss and warm hug are sure the best treat and possibly the sweetest but simple form of them saying how much they love you. - Karl Gornal
They have Easter egg hunts in Philadelphia, and if the kids don't find the eggs, they get booed.
The space reminded me of the small hay-bale clubhouses and scrap-wood tree forts that my brothers and I had made as kids - high up spaces where you could see things differently, where you could get your bearings. - Dee Williams
My new favorite quote is, "Feed kids Cokes and french fries and you get an obesity crisis. Feed them mental junk food and you get non-readers and poor thinkers. - Joy Hakim
Motherhood is when eating chicken soup; the kids get the chicken and you get the soup and you would still feel happily stuffed. - Sandra Chami Kassis
I don't understand why some kids git a good school and mother and father and some don't. But Rita say forgit the WHY ME shit and git on to what's next. - Sapphire
Men are from Mars and women from Venus. Kids arrive when orbits collide. - Shikha Kaul
I guarantee you it's not the stoned kids that are shooting everyone. They don't have time to like buy ammo. A little bit busy looking up the Domino's number in the phone book for, like, the fiftieth time.
We’ve had bad luck with our kids they’ve all grown up. - Christopher Morley
I like the fact that kids are willing to be imaginative and go along with me when I'm telling strange tales. - Margaret Peterson Haddix
I really do think that if for one week in the United States we saw the true face of war, we saw people's limbs sheared off, we saw kids blown apart, for one week, war would be eradicated. Instead, what we see in the U.S. media is the video war game. - Amy Goodman
No one can stop you from having great moments with your kids because they believe the hero inside of you. A kiss and warm hug are sure the best treat and possibly the sweetest but simplest form of them saying how much they love you. - Karl Gornal
We must trust that what we're doing has a purpose. We must realize that we're not here to make kids conform or perform, but that we're here to help them to develop their own unique skills and talents, not the ones we want them to have or the ones we think they should have. - Tom Walsh
I would give up, but that will teach my kids that it's okay to be a failure and I refuse to ruin their lives like that! - Mignon' Talise Padilla
The most out-there thing I’m saying is, ‘Don’t have babies. Don’t get married and have kids. Have a larger life than that. - Roseanne Barr
Author challenges parents to bridge the gap with maturing, more independent kids with what he calls "Knock and Pray". He says parents should invite their kids to unscheduled times to "pray... big". - Jay Payleitner
When kids hit 1 year old, it's like hanging out with a miniature drunk. You have to hold onto them. They bump into things. They laugh and cry. They urinate. They vomit. - Johnny Depp
Computer games don't affect kids, I mean if Pac Man affected us as kids, we'd all be running around in darkened rooms, munching pills and listening to repetitive music. - Marcus Brigstocke
When kids hit the age of one, they're like miniature drunks. You have to hold onto them. They bump into things. They laugh, then two minutes later they're crying. They drool.
Raising kids is part joy and part guerilla warfare. - Ed Asner
Dads, no matter your relationship with your kid’s mom, honor her this weekend. Mother’s Day isn’t about you or drama. It’s about her and her impact on your ids. Be grateful. Celebrate her… and if you can’t get out of your own way, do it for your kids. - Steve Maraboli
Listening to our kids with an open heart & mind is the strongest way to build a relationship with them - especially when they're wrong. - Roma Khetarpal
Best gift you give your kids is to learn them how to read and write". - dontknow
Children do not need half a dozen sports, music, art, or theater activities. Kids actually need more free playtime without adult instruction. - Laura Schlessinger
I'm glad I didn't have to fight in any war. I'm glad I didn't have to pick up a gun. I'm glad I didn't get killed or kill somebody. I hope my kids enjoy the same lack of manhood. - Tom Hanks
If I can give you any advice, it's this: every hour that you spend sat on the couch doing nothing, put it to good use, because when you have kids, an hour is like a lifetime. - Noel Gallagher
I got this to say. You're acting like a crowd of kids. - William Golding
If it weren't for baseball, many kids wouldn't know what a millionaire looked like. - Phyllis Diller
Of all the unexpected things in contemporary literature, this is among the oddest: that kids have an inordinate appetite for very long, very tricky, very strange books about places that don’t exist. - Adam Gopnik
I don't want any gay people hanging around me while I'm killing kids. I just don't want to see it. - Bill Hicks
Do it for the kids! The ones who look up to you especially when they are pleading for their lives." Bats 2015 - Fred Barnett
A scout troop consists of twelve little kids dressed like schmucks following a big schmuck dressed like a kid. - Jack Benny
My kids can do whatever they want as long as they are not Republicans or junkies. That is where I draw the line.
For some reason, when people meet me and find out I'm a writer they always ask if I write children's books. Um... please don't let your kids read my books. Well, unless your kids are in their 30s or something...then yeah, they're old enough. LOL - Michelle M. Pillow
Could dump two Chinee down in one of our maria and they would get rich selling rocks to each other while raising twelve kids. Then a Hindu would sell retail stuff he got from them wholesale--below cost at a fat profit. We got along. - Robert A. Heinlein
Aunts offer kids an opportunity to try out ideas that don't chime with their parents and they also demonstrate that people can get on, love each other and live together without necessarily being carbon copies. - Sara Sheridan
Dead parents are gruesome, yes, but anyone who’s anyone in children’s literature has either been orphaned or abandoned; well-adjusted kids from stable two-parent homes don’t go on hero quests. - Lynn Messina
You can't judge your parenting by the choices of your kids. - Todd Stocker
How would it be if we discovered that aliens only stopped by earth to let their kids take a leak? - Jay Leno
I think that parents only get so offended by television because they rely on it as a babysitter and the sole educator of their kids. - Trey Parker and Matt Stone
Every maker of video games knows something that the makers of curriculum don't seem to understand. You'll never see a video game being advertised as being easy. Kids who do not like school will tell you it's not because it's too hard. It's because it's--boring - Seymour Papert
A lot of (children's literature) beginners get bogged down by morals. A moral should never be driving the story. And a moral should never be confused with a plot. You can't preach to kids, and you can't talk down to them, either. It's amazing how they sense condescension. - Patty Smith
Our parents are the coolest parents ever. No other generation went on from writing letters to their own parents to sending snapchats to their own kids. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
Replace a goal of obedience with one of connection and trust instead. Children are drawn to follow those to whom they are emotionally connected. By parenting not for obedience but for relationship, kids are naturally inclined to follow your lead. - Kelly Bartlett
Don't you kids get any ideas about dragging a trailer into the backyard. after you graduate from high school, i don't want to see you again. - Alison Bechdel
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